From the Mountain

From the Mountain

L. L. Crane

Fantasy

Sixteen year old Teak, one of the last Light Skinned people on Earth, is caught in Siv Gareth's Race War. A trained killing machine, Teak wants nothing to do with becoming a soldier. After shooting an arrow at Siv Gareth, Teak and a rag-tag group of teens embark on a journey where they must fight for their lives. Book 1 in the Mark of Power Series boasts of suspense, dragons, and romance.What would you do if you were one of the last of your kind on earth? Sixteen year old Teak’s Mark of Power has kept her alive, but will it last? Although she is a trained killing machine, it isn’t by choice. Slated to be one of Siv Gareth's elite soldiers, her life seems to be on course, but she has a decision to make. Does she follow her father’s wishes and become a soldier, or chase after her own dreams of training dragons? Persecuted, shunned, and tortured because of her skin color, Teak is mad, and somebody is going to pay for it. Siv Gareth’s race war has just begun, and now that the Purity Law has passed, the Destroyers are out in hordes to kill her and any others with light skin. When Teak shoots an arrow at Siv Gareth, a chain of events unwinds that ultimately threatens her very existence. Accustomed to going it alone, Teak finds herself on a long journey with a group of rag-tag teens, and she must learn to depend on them…or die. When two boys enter the scene, one irritating and the other mesmerizing, Teak wonders if she has a shot at a normal life. But will her lack of Power and skin color ruin it? This dystopian society novel, Book 1 in the Mark of Power Series, is riveting with suspense, action, betrayal, and the brimming hope of romance.
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